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The Pizza Man scores the Black Tie Affair HandicapRead More
On this hot (well, hot to me) and sunny day in Chicago the best of Illinois-bred runners were featured in a sextet of $125,000 stakes races. The day started off with quite the downpour (so much that the first race was delayed) but the sun came out and provided the expected picturesque setting at Arl...Read More
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  • cpsoren121 · Thanks Shadowfax! It was a bit hot for my Minnesotan blood for sure, but a very fun day none the less. Third Chance was quite impressive! · 751 days ago ·
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  • cardsbymarcy · Great recap Dark Horse! I must say I have never been closer to Illinois racing and I am finding it to be a wonderful experience. · 749 days ago ·
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Here is my recap of the Prairie State Festival of racing from Arlington Park as well as an inside look at an old friend.... Read More
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  • RobertPotter · Chris-I make figures using the Quirin methodology and gave Shrewd Operator a 112 which equals roughly a 110 on the Beyer scale as far as I know. · 1105 days ago ·
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  • cpsoren121 · Agreed. Do NOT question Zen!! · 1105 days ago ·
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The Chicago Dark Horse previews Saturday's feature races for Illinois-bred horses! This shaped up to be an outstanding card! Click and take a look at what awaits you...Read More
  • BrianZipse · Gotta love the Illinois breds! No Giant Oak, but still a bunch of nice horses ... looking for Dundalk Dust to make some more noise nationally this year, and I still think Seans Silverdancer is one to watch out for. I wish I was there with you, Chris! · 1112 days ago ·
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  • christysontheweb · I'm late to the party here...but this preview if I remember right has you picking just about every single winner of the day in the 6 races you cover here. I'm no handicapper extraordinaire or anything but that's some pretty solid cappin' my friend! Way to hit it out of the park (thought this fit well for todays photo excursion I got to go on through the text line!) ;) · 1109 days ago ·
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It may be as close as a sure thing as there is in horse racing that trainers Chris Block and Christine Janks will each saddle at least one winner at the Prairie State Festival.  Block, the leading conditioner in the annual Illinois-bred showcase, added two more wins to his record, which now sta...Read More
It wouldn’t be a Prairie State Festival without at least one victory from Team Block, but it took until the fifth of the six stakes races for that to occur when Shrewd Operator took the lead just after the start and wired his rivals to take the $92,250 White Oak Handicap by 2 ½ lengths.  Traine...Read More
Six 2009 Illinois champions are prominent among the 64 horses (including one double-entered horse) who passed the entry box for the six $100,000-added stakes races that comprise the 11th annual Prairie State Festival to be held Saturday, June 19, at Arlington Park.     The six races ...Read More
After saddling 15 winners during the first decade of Arlington’s Prairie State Festival, trainer Chris Block is going into this Saturday’s renewal of the six-stakes series restricted to Illinois-registered foals with guns blazing once again.   Chief among those Block trainees slated to run this...Read More

Race Results & Past Performances

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View Details06/21/14AP61 1/16 mT03+ MBlack Tie Affair HcpThe Pizza ManTazzDomain's Rap1:42.86
View Details06/15/13AP71 1/16 mT03+ MBlack Tie Affair HcpCoalportThe Pizza ManPrinceville Condo1:43.18
View Details06/16/12AP101 1/16 mT03+ MBlack Tie Affair HcpMr. MischiefSuntracerForbidden Forest1:42.82
View Details06/25/11AP101 1/16 mT03+ M (S)Black Tie Affair HcpTazzPrinceville CondoFree Fighter1:43.69
View Details06/19/10AP61 1/16 mT03+ M (S)Black Tie Affair HcpMy Sonny BoyPrinceville CondoGentleman Chester1:45.24
View Details06/25/05AP81 1/16 mT03+ M (S)Black Tie Affair HcpFort PradoScooter RoachHome Of Stars1:41.72
View Details07/10/04AP91 1/8 mD03+ MBlack Tie Affair HcpAlumni HallWigginsStratostar1:49.46